Inequalities

Suicide Crisis Soars in South Africa

South Africa is facing a suicide crisis that aptly rose last month — September is dedicated to suicide awareness. The South African Depression and Anxiety Group reports that there are 23 known cases of suicide in ...

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Where Are the Women? The AU Mirrors Africa's Burden of Patriarchy

The African Union (AU) stands divided as Israel has been granted observer status in the continental body with angry outbursts and finger-pointing over their treatment of Palestinians. While that debate rages, African leaders seem to ...

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Press Release: Youth Educational and Economic Inclusion in South Africa – What Are We Doing Wrong?

The factors that contribute to high rates of youth who are not in employment, education, or training (NEET) are complex and multifaceted.CSVR’s recent report on youth inclusion points out that youth employment initiatives have historically ...

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Press Release: The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation Condemns the Ongoing Violence in KZN and Gauteng

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has been following the recent events that have been characterised by widespread violence in South Africa that has resulted in 72 deaths. CSVR condemns the ...

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Southern Africa Is in the Climate Crisis Firing Line — We Need Urgent Climate Justice Strategies

Southern Africa is one of the most water-scarce regions in the world. Various weather studies have shown that increases in the global temperature are likely to disrupt the already temperamental rainfall patterns. Now is the ...

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Military Expenditure Foolish When Social Services Are Lacking

SA’s defence capability is in a state of severe decline, a bitter fact for the defence department, the local arms manufacturing industry and the world of defence analysts.Last year, parliament’s defence committee chair went so ...

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